News Updates

Patton Boggs wants to keep representing plaintiffs in a human rights and environmental action against Chevron Corp. Standing in the way of that continued legal work is the oil giant itself. The law...
Mike Scarcella
January 14, 2011
While Chevron is legally obliged to stop the oil that's been seeping downhill from the North Burnaby refinery since last spring, the company has no plans to remediate the onsite soil, and the...
Jennifer Moreau
January 12, 2011
The end is in sight. That’s what officials from Chevron have promised the citizens of Salt Lake City, who have watched from the fenced-off sidelines as one of the region’s most beloved recreation...
Matthew D. LaPlante
January 12, 2011
Outtakes from a documentary meant to help the cause of Ecuadorean farmers suing U.S. energy giant Chevron Corp could become a liability for their case as a decision nears in the environmental damages...
Hugh Bronstein
January 11, 2011
When President Barack Obama established the National Commission on the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill and Offshore Drilling on May 22, 2010, the worst oil disaster in American history had just...
Jonathan Tilove
January 10, 2011
More than 10,000 litres of oily material has leached into the ground in and around Chevron's north Burnaby refinery since spring, according to the company's estimates - that's roughly the equivalent...
Burnaby Now
January 8, 2011
For all the polished rhetoric and decorous argumentation by very pricey lawyers, there was no disguising the bare-knuckle nature of the hearing Dec. 17 before U.S. District Judge Jan DuBois in...
Chris Mondics
January 7, 2011
Four members of an advisory committee for Chevron’s Burnaby refinery have resigned over the company’s lengthy failure to stop oil trickling into Burrard Inlet.
Kent Spencer
January 6, 2011
Antonia discusses the unpreparedness of the oil industry to deal with the magnitude and technical complexity of the BP oil spill as well as the industry's vast influence over domestic politics. {C}
January 5, 2011
Members of Chevron's community advisory panel are walking out with criticism over how the company has handled the ongoing oil seep at its North Burnaby refinery. "We're not participating anymore...
Jennifer Moreau
January 5, 2011